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April 20 is Equal Pay Day

By Teen Voices editorial intern Ariana Hakim Did you know that in 2010, women are still paid about 77 cents for every dollar that their male counterparts earn for the same work? Today, women and men who believe in equal … Continue reading

Celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8!

By Liz Peters, Editorial Intern Girls celebrate all sorts of holidays: Thanksgiving, Independence Day, their birthdays and those of their friends, maybe even Christmas, Hanukkah, or Kwanza. But how often do you celebrate being female? International Women’s Day gives you … Continue reading

President Obama and the Paycheck Fairness Act

By Jillian Martin, Editorial Assistant On January 24, President Barack Obama made his annual State of the Union address. In it, he touched on important issues that will come up in the next few months as he campaigns against the … Continue reading

Congress Votes Down Paycheck Fairness Act

By Ashley Morris On Wednesday, the Paycheck Fairness Act was voted down. What exactly does this mean for the future of women’s wages? American women continue to earn less than men, and the Paycheck Fairness Act would have addressed the … Continue reading